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Annual Valdez Theater Conference takes place June 11-18

The 30th Annual Valdez Theatre Conference takes place June 11-18. This year, there will be 55 developmental Play Lab readings. The authors are in attendance, and afterward, they receive feedback from a panel of professionals.

Dr. Tonia Dousay selected as new director for UAA School of Education

Dr. Tonia Dousay has been selected as the new director for the UAA School of Education and she will begin her role July 1.

Dr. Debbie Craig selected as new dean for UAA College of Health

Following a successful national search, Dr. Debbie I. Craig has been selected as the new dean for College of Health at UAA. She will begin her role July 1.

ISO Rental house for family of 4 plus dog

Myself, husband, two children, and our family dog are trying to relocate from the valley back to Anchorage or Eagle River. My kiddos, aged 8 & 11, spend as much time outdoors as they can, so we're hoping for enough yard space to run around with their dog and get plenty dirty.

'Birth of Planet Earth' premieres at UAA Planetarium this Friday, May 20

We are excited to announce a new premiere at the UAA Planetarium! "Birth of Planet Earth" tells the twisted tale of our planet’s origins. Special guest, Dr. Brandon Briggs, will be presenting after each showing.

Get tickets now for Aug. 18 CBPP Showcase event

Rasmuson Hall watercolor

The College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) is hosting a showcase event on Aug. 18 from 5-7:30 pm to highlight its diverse programs and quality education. Guests will find interactive sessions on all three floors of Rasmuson Hall on the UAA campus, along with wine tastings, hors d’oeuvres, live music and silent auction items.

Capitol Report for May 19, 2022

In a flurry of activity, lawmakers pass the budget and a spate of legislation, including a long-term solution for the Higher Education Investment Fund.

May 19: UAA welcomes Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Alejandra Castillo

UAA is pleased to welcome the Honorable Alejandra Castillo, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, for a special event at the UAA College of Health. Ms. Castillo will announce new federal support for the UAA Health Expansion and Diversity Project.

Slideshow: Springtime in the UAA Greenhouse

Kagen Silver moves plants out of the UAA greenhouse to acclimate.

Among the many signs of spring visible at UAA, on Monday morning UAA’s grounds maintenance staff were hard at work moving plants out of the university’s greenhouse in preparation for June planting.

Puppy loves and dental gloves: Positive effects of therapy dogs in dentistry

Therapy dog Kiita hangs out with Seawolves.

UAA dental hygiene students recently presented their research on therapy dogs in dentistry. During the presentation, the team discussed the benefits of dental therapy dogs, what kind of specialized training therapy dogs receive and what it might look like to have one in the office.